May 24, 2007 RSS feed / Top News

Space station history

The first proposal for a manned station occurred in 1869, when an American novelist told the story of how a "Brick Moon" came to orbit Earth to help ships navigate at sea. More...

Art show at Harborside "Florida - Near and Far"

the Community Art Showcase, Summer Show

Harborside Event Center presents "Florida - Near and Far", the Community Art Showcase, Summer Show. More...

Foundation donates to Builders Care

The Baptist Foundation of Fort Myers, Florida Inc. has donated $10,000 to Builders Care for its next charity home makeover. More...

Page Field named one of the best

For the third year in a row, Page Field Aviation Center has been named one of the best general aviation facilities in the nation by ExxonMobil. More...

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Fun with Quilts

A few months ago when I was at the post office mailing a package, I realized I was running low on stamps. So I requested a book of the Gee's Bend quilt stamps because I love the way they look: colorful, innovative, asymmetrical. More...

Southwest Florida Symphony finds its man

New maestro chosen after two-year search

Michael Hall, associate conductor of the Orange County, California Pacific Symphony was recently chosen to lead the Southwest Florida Symphony as music director. More...

PET TALES

Dog's health makes life a roller coaster

Sometimes I wish pets would come with a manufacturers' handbook. And I don't mean a book filled with anatomical mumbo jumbo - like details about a Sheltie's small intestine - although I am sure if one has one it could be helpful at some point. More...

MEDSTAR: Pilots save lives in Lee County

EMS helicopters work around the clock

Whether a severe car crash, a boating accident or a shooting, whenever there is a trauma alert in Lee County, chances are pretty good that Lee County Emergency Medical Services will respond with its MEDSTAR helicopter. More...

Space station will be a springboard to Mars

NASA rep lectures at FGCU on design problems

It was somewhat of a surprise for American astronauts being transported to the International Space Station on a Russian Soyuz spacecraft to find a sawed-off shotgun in the aging capsule. But it had a practical purpose. More...

International College now Hodges University

International College, an independent, not-for-profit four-year institution, is changing its name to Hodges University after receiving a $12 million gift from long-time Naples residents and community benefactors Earl and Thelma Hodges. More...

It's your call

The menu of phone options expands as sophistication grows

Cellphones come in so many different flavors that Baskin-Robbins should be ashamed to tout a paltry 31 options. nnWant a phone to call home from the grocery store and ask your wife if you're out of milk? You got it. More...

Could you save your pets in a disaster?

At a recent get-together with friends, a major topic of discussion was an explosion that destroyed most of the commercial section of a small town north of Boston. More...

Business News

Something to wine about

Boutique wine shops offer a unique experience

Think of your favorite restaurant. You probably know the owners, love the intimate setting and the food feels like is was personally prepared just for you. More...

Real Estate News

North Star nearing completion

North Fort Myers project more like downtown

Nestled on the north bank of the Caloosahatchee River in North Fort Myers, the North Star Yacht Club, isn't quite downtown Fort Myers, but acts as if it is. More...