Tag Archives: Bald Eagle

Council Wrestles With Roadways

By Steve “Stef” Stefanides  At their last city council meeting members heard Public Works Director Tim Pinter speak to his plans to continue with the Annual Street and Roadway Repaving Program, which Pinter had budgeted just over $600,000. That program in 2017 would be able to pave approximately five miles of roadway in the area west of Collier Boulevard and ... Read More »

Big Changes to 701 Bistro & Lounge Menu

Submitted 701 Bistro & Lounge is making some big changes in the way of their cuisine. The restaurant, which originally served contemporary dishes with a Latin flare, is now getting back to its roots. The menu has been reworked and revamped and is now better than ever. Owner Davide, after careful consideration, has decided to add more authentic Italian dishes ... Read More »

Procession honors Our Lady of Guadalupe

By Coastal Breeze News Staff If you’re lucky, you will get a glimpse of a faithful group of residents adorned in colorful costume as they parade down the street. Some play drums, some dance, and some carry images of the Virgin Mary. The faithful make the annual trek to commemorate Our Lady of Guadalupe. The walk stretches from Kretch’s Restaurant, ... Read More »

Get Your Kicks on the Route to 66

Ask The CFP® Practitioner Darcie Guerin darcie.guerin@raymondjames.com “The trouble with retirement is that you never get a day off.” Abe Lemons, American Basketball Coach, 1922-2002 Question: My husband is in his early sixties and I am in my late fifties. We are looking forward to retirement in a few years. What should we be thinking about now, before we stop working? Answer: ... Read More »

“Which Came First, The House or The Job?”

Ask The CFP® Practitioner Darcie Guerin darcie.guerin@raymondjames.com “Success isn’t a result of spontaneous combustion. You must set yourself on fire.” Arnold H. Glasow, American Humorist, 1905-1998. Question: Why is the housing market so important to the economy? Answer: As one of the top five leading economic indicators, new housing activity is essential to the strength of our economy in several ways: 1) ... Read More »

Health Plus Lecture Series

The popular Health Plus Lecture Series continues at Iberia Bank!  To date, twenty three medical presentations have been made to the public through this series  which is sponsored by IberiaBank and Physicians Regional Healthcare Center.  Here is the schedule of upcoming presentations: Wednesday, January 29 Brain Attack: Treatment Options Eric Eskioglu, M.D., Neurosurgery, Vascular & Endovascular Neurosurgeon  Brian Mason, M.D., ... Read More »

Preparing for common retirement surprises

Ask The CFP® Pract itioner Darcie Guerin darcie.guerin@raymondjames.com Let our advance worrying become advance thinking and planning.” Winston Churchill Question: I am approaching retirement. Beyond the obvious evaluation of my expenses and income sources, what should I consider? Answer: Congratulations on your upcoming retirement and bravo for analyzing your cash flow. You’ve addressed the first step in this significant transition by ... Read More »

City’s Annual Amateur Photo Contest Begins

By Natalie Strom natalie@coastalbreezenews.com Sponsored by the City of Marco Island and Coastal Breeze News, the Annual City of Marco Island Wildlife Amateur Photo Contest is about to begin. Last year’s photographs were incredible, and this year’s judges are excited for a brand new batch. Winners will be published in the Coastal Breeze after being selected and announced at the ... Read More »

The Rising Cost of Long-Term Care

“You don’t stop laughing when you grow old; you grow old when you stop laughing.”    — George Bernard Shaw, 1856-1950   Question: What is the difference between Medicare and Long Term Care (LTC) Coverage? Answer: Mistakenly, many people believe that Medicare, the federal health insurance program for older Americans, will pay for all LTC needs. The truth is that Medicare ... Read More »

The Bald Eagles are back!

By Natalie Strom natalie@coastalbreezenews.com Paleo and Calusa, the Bald Eagle couple who have called the Marco Eagle Sanctuary home for many years, have been seen back at their nesting site. This is exciting news for members of the Marco Eagle Sanctuary Foundation (MESF). “Actually, thse Eagles don’t leave the property. For the entire year they’re here, they just leave the ... Read More »

Health Plus Lecture Series: Caring for You from Head to Toe

Diagnosis & Treatment of Hand & Wrist Ailments Ronaldo Carneiro, M.D., Hand & Wrist Surgeon Tuesday, June 26, 2012 • 6:30-7:30 p.m. 605 Bald Eagle Drive, Marco Island If you suffer from painful hand and wrist conditions such as carpal tunnel, base of the thumb arthritis, trigger finger and more, you’ll want to attend this informational presentation by Ronaldo Carneiro, M.D. Dr. Carneiro is currently ... Read More »

Road Runners gather, Bridge event grows

By Danielle Dodder  Beep! Beep! A new runner’s club is starting up on Marco, just in time for area running aficionados to join the race across the Jolley Bridge on its November 19th formal opening. Scott and Lisa Hicks are local residents and avid runners whose favored route tracks from ‘Old Marco’ along Bald Eagle to Collier, then towards South ... Read More »