Conservancy of Southwest Florida Earth Day Festival

Over 40 vendors and environmental partners will participate at the Conservancy of Southwest Florida FREE Earth Day Festival on Saturday, April 21 at the Conservancy of Southwest Florida Nature Center, located at 1450 Merrihue Dr. in Naples. The earth-friendly event will run from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. and will feature environmental exhibitors and vendors, children’s carnival, face-painting, educational presentations, live entertainers and guest speakers. […]

Marco Island Soccer Club Sponsor Drive

Adult Softball Tournament Championship.

Under a bright full moon over Marco Island, Joey’s Pizza did what no one else had been able to do all year; they defeated NeNe Kitchen in the championship game of the City of Marco Island Adult softball league 5 to 3. In something you don’t see often in adult softball, the championship game was a defensive battle with both […]

Marco Beach Ocean Resort

Marco Beach Ocean Resort website recently received the highest possible honor in the Web Marketing Association’s (WMA) Internet Advertising Competition (IAC), which helps establish a standard for Internet marketing and corporate web development. The redesign objective was clearly defined by the marketing team. “Showcase the beautiful resort, differentiate it from other resort websites, make it user friendly and provide the ‘wow’ […]

JCMI Bingo

Marco’s Community Theatre announces cast for light-hearted fun comedy “Queen of Bingo”

The Island Players is pleased to announce the cast of “Queen of Bingo” by Jeanne Michaels and Phyllis Murphy. The Cast includes: Judith Gangi as Babe Michelle Langlas as Sis Jeff Manning as The Bingo Caller Ray Kane as Father Mac Where else can two sisters, on the other side of fifty, add a little fun and excitement to their lives? This show […]


Health Plus Lecture Aims to Help Heartburn Sufferers

IBERIABANK (, a 125-year-old subsidiary of IBERIABANK Corporation, has partnered with Physicians Regional Healthcare System to host a Health Plus Lecture aimed at addressing painful heartburn and reflux issues. General and Bariatric Surgeon, Thomas Bass, M.D., will discuss an incisionless surgery option for severe heartburn on Tuesday, April 24, 2012 from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. at the Marco Island branch of IBERIABANK at 605 […]


NOAA seeks comments – proposed rule Gulf of Mexico red snapper: increased quota and recreational season NOAA Fisheries Service is seeking comments on a proposed rule for Gulf of Mexico Red Snapper. The rule, if implemented, would set the 2012 and 2013 quotas for commercial and recreational red snapper harvest.  The quotas can be increased because recent population assessments show […]


Eve Tschantz I have never written to the newspaper before but, I felt with what happened to our family needs to be told. Ten years ago when we were looking for a winter home we choose Marco Island because it seemed so safe and secure. We purchased a house and our kids were so excited that they wanted to buy […]