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Don’t Try This at Home | Barry and Nancy Get Hitched

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In May 1981, and at my request, I was transferred from the Phoenix Field Office of the FBI to Philadelphia, more specifically to the State College, Pennsylvania resident agency, a remote three agent mountainous western outpost thought by many, including myself, to be the best assignment in the Bureau. The luster wore off less than two years later, when I […]

iTECH Up Close and Personal – See it to Believe it!

Rumination from the Rock and Beyond

I feel like a dog with a bone – figuratively of course. One of my last columns (April 27 – May 5) was about all the opportunities for students to pursue vocational careers at both Lorenzo Walker Technical College in Naples and iTECH in Immokalee. I decided to drive out to Immokalee and see for myself if the facility and […]

Cinco de Mayo Comes to Goodland – Again

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With a little help from their friends, Sherri Morrison and Noreen Seegers threw quite a party on Saturday, May 5. Everyone was invited – no cover, no minimum, no charge. Both these gals are movers and shakers in the Goodland community and just happen to live next door to each other. For the past 2 years they have gotten together […]

Make the Wind Your Friend

Coach Wayne’s Corner


Here on Marco, we are blessed with our prevailing tropical breeze/winds. You can almost set your clock to when they begin in the morning and pick up in velocity during the day. While these (usually) gentle breezes can make a hot humid day feel a little more pleasant, they can be quite an issue for pickleball players to have to […]

Where Did All Those Kids Come From?

Goodland Changes Gears

Monday morning March 13th dawned clear and cold in Goodland. The early morning temperatures were to be in the 50’s all week. At 9:00, as happens every Monday, the ladies of Joanie’s’ Juke Box popular exercise class began filing out of the Goodland Community Center into the chilly morning air to return to their homes. Shortly thereafter, a computer repair […]


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