Saturday, June 12, 2021

Sports

Again a Hit with Players and Fans

Again a Hit with Players and Fans

This year’s event may be recently completed, but organizers are already considering what they’d like to see at the 2018 Minto U.S. Open Pickleball Championships....

MIA Track Team Sends Three to Regionals, One to State

MIA Track Team Sends Three to Regionals, One to State

Tiny Marco Island Academy (currently 205 students and counting) continues to develop standout athletes among the 17 teams they field for varsity sports. The latest...

The Growth of Pickleball

The Growth of Pickleball

The popularity of the sport of pickleball is growing in leaps and bounds. Last year’s inaugural US Open tournament, held at East Naples Park, had...

Take That First Step

Take That First Step

Step Smart Collier is a new program designed to aid seniors with prevention of accidents in the home. Such accidents account for far more visits...

Accountability

Accountability

“It is not only what we do, but also what we do not do, for which we are accountable.” ~ Molière Let us get right...

Entertainment

A Thank You 72 Years in the Making

A Thank You 72 Years in the Making

For 72 years one of Vernon “Bo” Sigo’s greatest hopes would be to have the opportunity to say thank you to one of the men...

Summer’s Almost Here!

Summer’s Almost Here!

My goodness the county is emptying out…and so is our volunteer corps! I’ve always marveled at the winter residents who arrive and immediately go to...

TDC Position an Important One

TDC Position an Important One

In the last several weeks there has been a swirl of controversy surrounding remarks made by Councilman Victor Rios in his role as a representative...

Crowd Management Saves Lives

Crowd Management Saves Lives

In 2003 a fire broke out in a Rhode Island nightclub after pyrotechnics were set off. The club was over its legal capacity and the...

Derby Day was in Full Bloom on Marco Island

Derby Day was in Full Bloom on Marco Island

On Saturday, May 6, over 250 festive islanders attended Talk Derby to Me at Sunset Grille to celebrate the 143rd Kentucky Derby. More than $20,000...