Entries by Yvette Bone

Unsettled Land Battle

Proposed Reclassification of Palomino/Appaloosa CPA Still Undetermined                                   by Don Long Residents who live along the Daniels corridor have beaten back two attempts to enable new mixed-use development and multi-family housing on parcels of land in the Appaloosa/Palomino area on the north side of Daniels Parkway. However, the long-term use of these properties is […]

Lee County Fallen Officer Memorial Service

The annual Lee County Fallen Officer Memorial Service will take place on Thursday, May 18, 2017 at 9:00 a.m. at Centennial Park located at 2000 W. First Street, Fort Myers. This year’s event will feature a law enforcement vessel display, a fly over, and several other exhibits to help us honor our fallen officers. This Memorial […]

Register for Lee County summer programs for children and teens

Registration is open now for youth programs offering summer fun from Lee County Parks & Recreation, Libraries and LeeTran. Parks & Recreation Registration has started for the 2017 summer camps at Lee County Parks & Recreation. These camps draw thousands of youngsters throughout the region to programs, outings and activities at traditional camps, teen camps […]

Young Girl Scouts Share Plans for Community Projects

Fourteen members of Girl Scout Troop 176 shared some big plans for community service projects at their April 4 meeting, as part of the troop’s “Give Back Challenge.” With five-hundred dollars in project support funds on the line, the competition was tough but friendly. Girls were directed to research needs in the local community and […]

Lee County Domestic Animal Services celebrates May with two promotions

Lee County Domestic Animal Services will feature two promotions in May. May 1-31: In honor of prom season, adoption fees for senior pets will be $20 all month. Adult dogs and cats will cost $30. The adoption package valued at $500 includes: Spay/neuter surgery, age-appropriate vaccinations, Lee County Pet License, microchip ID, de-worming, heartworm test for […]

Gateway church raises $45,500 for two local charities 

Gateway Trinity Lutheran Church’s sixth annual Charity Golf Tournament raised $45,500. One-hundred percent of the proceeds will be split evenly between the Golisano Children’s Hospital of Southwest Florida and Community Cooperative. The event was held at Gateway Golf and Country Club on Saturday, March 18, 2017. “The community response has once again been overwhelming this […]