From the Mat to the Stage

Marc Ruby, Edward Salomon and John Moinius have exchanged grappling with opponents as members of the Lely High School wrestling team for grappling with a script and the other trappings of live theater. The threesome is part of the youthful cast of the upcoming production of “The Three Musketeers” by students of Sisbarro Acting School that will take the stage […]

The Samurai Of Puzzles

Complete the grid so each row, column and 3-by-3 box (in bold borders) contains every digit, 1 to 9. For strategies on how to solve Sudoku, visit www.sudoku.org.uk

Eirinn Abu to Perform at Relay For Life

Mark your calendars now for the Relay For Life of Marco Island! This community event and celebration of life will be held Saturday, April 7 from 3 to 9 PM at Veterans Community Park, Marco Island. The Relay For Life (RFL) is a global movement and signature fundraiser of the American Cancer Society that began in 1985. It is a […]

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Supervisor of Elections Scholarships Jennifer J. Edwards, Collier County Supervisor of Elections, is accepting applications for a scholarship opportunity until Thursday, March 29. The Florida State Association of Supervisors of Elections (FSASE) is offering three $1,200 scholarships to eligible Florida residents enrolled or accepted as full-time students in a senior college or university in Florida. Applicants must be Political Science, […]

Good as Gold


Finally the demand for quality gold jewelry is back again and I’m rejoicing its return! No more jewelry made of wood, rocks, plastic, stainless steel, or titanium. So called “alternative metals” we in the industry were told, all disguised as nice jewelry. The thought of having it for sale in my jewelry shop irritated every fiber in this goldsmith’s anatomy. […]

Spring Bling Fashion Show

The Marco Island Woman’s Club held its first Spring Bling Luncheon and Jewelry Fashion Show at the Hideaway Beach Club. There were door prizes, silent auctions, and raffles along with a delicious three-course meal shared with laughs. The “bling” was presented by Richard Alan of Harbor Goldsmith, and included some of his own one-of-a-kind jewelry designs. Club members Carol Ann […]

Art Making a Statement

Marco Island Center for the Arts invites the public to view the “Art Council of SW Florida Spring Show” now through March 27, 2018 from 9 AM to PM. This is the show’s first time on Marco Island and is a collaborative effort among 21 affiliated art organizations located in Charlotte, Collier, Glades, Hendry and Lee counties. The Art Council […]

Is Anyone Really Who They Seem?


“I know what you did that day.” This cover proclamation on the novel “Safe With Me,” by K.L. Slater, still baffles me since it could belong to any one of the strange and twisted characters in this book. My bet is on Mrs. Peat but opinions vary. And I was actually able to get different opinions as I had the […]

Tee-Off for Wounded Florida Veterans

The annual Wounded Veterans Relief Fund (WVRF) Golf Outing and Fundraiser will take place on April 28, 2018 at the 18-hole championship Hammock Bay Golf & Country Club. The fundraiser will benefit wounded veterans in Florida. For the fifth year, Randall Denman, owner of Freedom Cigars and Lounge of Naples, will sponsor the event. Randall is grateful for the special […]

Marco Island Historical Reenactors Needed

Gentlemen please step forward. For many years, the Marco Island Historical Society has sponsored a group of enthusiastic members who love to act. Generally, we do local historical figures. Over the years we grew bolder and tackled national characters. We have impersonated Tommie Barfield, Deaconess Harriet Bedell, Lida Burnham, Margaret Collier and many others who were important in Florida. One […]

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