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Hometown favorite gives command performance

June 24, 2016 A clapping ovation could be heard emanating from Ford’s Garage outdoor seating area during the June Fort Myers Music Walk, as “House of the Rising Sun” is being played across the street. more »»

Local Scout comes to the aid of Brooke’s Legacy

June 3, 2016 Cape Coral Girl Scout Kailee Hess has a real love for animals, especially those who haven’t found a home. more »»

Local icon honored by Arts Council

May 3, 2016 Whenever June Sommerfield wanted someone to do something to benefit local arts, refusal was not an option. That is why the arts community in Cape Coral is as strong as ever. more »»

Three Cape youths go to Olympic trials

April 25, 2016 Three rowers from the South Florida Canoe Kayak Club will travel to Georgia this week to participate in the U.S. Olympic trials in hope of competing this summer in the Junior World Championships. more »»

Unique art movement continues in SW Florida

April 8, 2016 The love of painting and drawing grabbed a hold of one artist, creating an adventure through school, traveling and eventually starting a company in Southwest Florida that unites artistic individuals... more »»

Cape Coral resident celebrates century mark

March 18, 2016 It took a few minutes for Betty Waters to come for her interview on her 100th birthday celebration Wednesday. She was too busy dancing during karaoke. more »»

Bound by memories

December 4, 2015 It’s a simple homemade cardbook book, no bigger than a normal size notebook, containing 21 constructed pages, containing a German language key, some addressees and a shopping list. more »»

Light agenda awaits City Council this Monday

December 4, 2015 City Council will plow through another light agenda at Monday’s regular meeting in Council Chambers at City Hall. more »»

Local grad selected for Hooters calendar

October 2, 2015 One of life’s great joys is being recognized by one’s workplace. This could be in the form of a pat on the back or a gift certificate to a restaurant. For some, it goes much bigger than that. more »»

Gulf Coast Village residents renew vows

June 12, 2015 Nine couples, married for a combined 550 years, decided one wedding wasn’t enough. So, years and even decades later, they did it all over again. more »»

Bedz for Kids receives monetary support

May 8, 2015 Bedz for Kids is able to continue its mission now that a local women’s organization has selected the charity program as a beneficiary for its annual donation contest. more »»

Bhinder brings ‘gift’ to Pine Island Community Church

May 8, 2015 Catherine Bhinder, affectionately known as “Opera Kate” at Pine Island Community Church, joined the church's praise band in the fall of 2014, and since the beginning it was clear that her musical... more »»

Frasca named Council for Arts Citizen of the Year

April 24, 2015 Bobbie Frasca has served on the board for the Cultural Park Theatre for a decade in nearly every capacity. more »»

‘Everyone Has a Story’: Habitat volunteer feted on the Today show

April 17, 2015 Cape Coral resident Harold Elsesser has not been one to brag about his accomplishments, and when he made his appearance Thursday on the “Today” show with Kathy Lee Gifford and Hoda Kotb, nothing... more »»

Rotary Club of Cape Coral honors Gary Aubuchon

February 5, 2015 The Rotary Club of Cape Coral honored Gary Aubuchon with the first Service Above Self Award of the year. more »»

24th Annual Christmas Carol Sing Dec. 9 in Fort Myers

November 14, 2014 Residents, both young and old, can celebrate the holidays by singing together to help feed the hungry at the 24th Annual Christmas Carol Sing, presented by First Presbyterian Church of Fort Myers an... more »»

Pine Island’s Beacon of H.O.P.E. to hold annual Holiday House Dec. 4-6

November 14, 2014 By ED FRANKS efranks@breezenewspapers.com The Beacon of H.O.P.E.'s 5th annual “Holiday House of H.O.P.E.” will be held at the Tarpon Lodge from Thursday, Dec. 4, through Saturday, Dec. 6. more »»

Pine Island VFW Post 4353 holds fund-raiser for Breese family of Cape Coral

November 9, 2014 The Pine Island VFW Post 4353 held a fund-raiser for the Eddie Breese family Monday evening, Oct. 27. Breese was severely injured when he fell through a skylight on a construction site Sept. 11, 2014. more »»

Pine Island student selected as Time for Kids reporter

October 31, 2014 By ED FRANKS efranks@breezenewspapers. more »»

Should a buyer be concerned with the FIRPTA?

October 31, 2014 QUESTION:  I have a contract to purchase a house in Cape Coral. The house is owned by German citizens as an investment. more »»

 
 
 

 

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