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Faith, Love, Encouragement and Some Marco Magic

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Steve Stefanides talks about the college graduation of a friend’s daughter who overcame obstacles in his column, More Straight Talk.

Our Odyssey is Hopefully Over

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Steve Stefanides talks about the new cityv manager in his column, More Straight Talk.

Reflection on the Holiday and a Correction

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Steve Stefanides talks about the meaning of Easter in his column, More Straight Talk.

Standing with a Man of Integrity and Class

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Steve Stefanides talks about Police Chief Al Schettino and his integrity,

Was Justice Served?

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Was justice served in the Niblock case Steve Stefanides asks in his column More Straight Talk.

Can You Think of a Better Place to Recover?

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Steve Stefanides talks about recovering from a recent surgery in beautiful Marco Island.

Grandkids

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Over the last several years you’ve given me the privilege to talk to you about a number of subjects in this column. It’s called More Straight Talk, because that is exactly what it is meant to be. I really don’t try to sell you anything here, but instead just offer my honest and open comments about whatever seems to interest […]

Are We at a Crossroads?

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I can’t help but wonder at times whether this great nation is at a crossroads regarding where we are headed. The more I read, the more news I listen to, and the more I absorb the words being spoken by our leaders causes me to be truly troubled at times. I’m not so naive as to believe that American Politics […]

Remembering Their Courage

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You would have expected the end of January to be cold in the Northeast, and I was not disappointed on Tuesday, January 28, 1986. I would be traveling that day over to the Albany, New York area on the clear, but blustery morning. I had made good time coming across Route 9 in Southern Vermont, traveling over what they call […]

Historical Missteps

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I’ve had the privilege to own here in Collier County for over 30 years now. Collier is as much part of my home as is Marco Island. I’m proud of this area, not only because of the sunshine and comfortable temperatures, but for the wonderful planning that has gone on by government and institutions which make up this small portion […]


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