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  



Goren On Bridge

Defense is hard

East won the opening spade lead with the ace and returned the nine of spades. South won with his king and took a moment to plan the play. He had nine top tricks, but both hearts and clubs were blocked. He could lead a club to the ace, come back to his hand with a heart, and cash the king […]


ARIES (March 21-April 19): Sometimes you want what you want when you want it. You may insist on having your own way despite the appearance of being illogical. Don’t buck the system or swim against the currents and the tides in the week ahead. TAURUS (April 20-May 20): Your focus in the week to come may be on getting things […]

Deli/ BBQ Now Open at Walker’s Hideaway


Annie, Jr. Flash Mob

  The Island Theater Company three-week camp ended with the cast of “Annie, Jr.” surprising one of their cast mates with an impromptu flash mob. Nine-year-old Lola Green spent a good portion of the camp in the hospital with a serious illness. Her camp friends missed Lola and wanted to do something special for her when she came home, so […]

Kiwanis Summer Social

The Kiwanis Club of Marco Island is keeping busy this summer with many activities and social events. Recently, the group held a fun summer social hosted by Kathleen Reynolds. The Kiwanis Club is dedicated to helping children. Read about the group’s efforts to help Collier County’s homeless children get ready for school in this issue.  



Connectivity Me at Dolce Mare

It was time for a networking event held at Dolce Mare by ConnectivityMe. Attendees had the opportunity to mingle and the luckiest won door prizes by Bella Flora by Theresa, annual membership for a family of four at the Naples Zoo, chocolate basket by Kristina Lambros with Remax Affinity Plus and Marc Creach with Marketplace Home Mortgage. Event emcee was […]