Marco Island Civil Air Patrol Best Squadron

The Florida Wing of the Civil Air Patrol held their annual statewide conference in Orlando two weeks ago.  The two days of meetings and workshops for Florida CAP volunteers was closed with the Awards Ceremony and banquet.  The Marco Island Squadron was honored with the designation of the “Outstanding Squadron of the Year” for 2012, presented by Florida Wing Commander, […]

Hummingbirds return in winter

Years ago, when I began my quest to attract butterflies to my garden, little did I know that butterfly gardening came with a bonus! After years of removing turf grass from my yard and replacing it with colorful flowering plants to attract wildlife, particularly butterflies, I now no longer have any grass left to mow. During the past couple of […]

Fly to see Mama Won’t Fly

The Island Theater Company has done it again. Running from April 18th through May 4th, its new show, Mama Won’t Fly, is a comedy for all ages, and sure to entertain. Written by the team of Jessie Jones, Nicholas Hope, and Jamie Wooter, Mama Won’t Fly is the story of Savannah Sprunt Fairchild Honeycutt’s cross-country trip to her brother’s wedding, […]

Michaela Castaldi’s work at Marco Airport

Artist Michaela Castaldi’s works are currently being featured at the Marco Island Airport. An attendee of the Ringling School of Art and the University of New Hampshire, Castaldi spent her career designing cororate emblem logos. After 40 years in the industry, Castaldi and her husband moved to Naples, “where my previous painting hobby blossomed into a full-fledged career. My love […]