February 2, 2011 RSS feed / Other News

KOVELS: ANTIQUES & COLLECTING

Classic cupboards require close inspection

Where to put clutter? How to store extra dishes or clothes or memorabilia? These are questions that have been asked only since the beginning of the 20th century. Before that, storage was a very different problem. More...

Tim Wakefield to help raise money for kids

Veteran pitcher and long-time fanfavorite Tim Wakefield will take the reins as honorary chair of the 18th annual Boston Red Sox Children’s Hospital Celebrity Classic golf tournament being held at The Forest Country Club in South Fort Myers on F More...

Plastic surgeon offers free skin cancer screenings

Skin cancer is the most common form of cancer in the United States, accounting for nearly 50 percent of all cancers diagnosed. According to the American Cancer Society, more than two-million cases of non-melanoma skin cancer are found each year. More...

Car show finds a fitting home at Ford home

The Edison & Ford Winter Estates continue the celebration of Thomas Edison’s birthday by hosting the Estates Antique Car Show from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturday, Feb. 5. More...

Photo tours offer a new way to explore River District

Photography, history and architecture fans as well as residents and visitors to the City of Palms now have a new way to experience the recently restored historic downtown. More...

Favorable weather leads to high manatee count

Biologists with the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission reported a preliminary count of 4,840 manatees statewide during the annual synoptic survey. The survey took place Jan. 20 and Jan. 24.  More...

THE LIVING GULF COAST

Pervasive red fox hard to spot

The red fox is the most widely distributed and successful carnivore on earth. It has 45 recognized subspecies and is found on every continent except Antarctica. More...

Red Sox add two games to training schedule

Due to a conflict with the start of Major League Baseball’s 2011 regular season on March 31, the exhibition game between the Red Sox and Houston Astros scheduled for that date at Minute Maid Park will no longer be played. More...

Fashion show to benefit cancer center

Lee Memorial Health System Foundation has once again partnered with Tanger Outlets to raise awareness of those members of the community who are battling cancer. More...

Edison Festival of Light names Honorary Grand Marshal

The Edison Festival of Light has named local resident Susie Mae Spear Bennett as the Honorary Grand Marshal for the Grand Parade of Light on Saturday, Feb. 19. Nominations were sent in by people in the community wishing to recognize unsung heroes. More...

LEAVE A LEGACY

Why so many give for the good of the community

For the past few years, the media has been touting the mega philanthropic gifts of the Gates and Buffet foundations. Their positive impact on communities has been tremendous. More...

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Race for the Cure nears

Registration tracking ahead of last year for March 12 event

With a little more than six weeks until the 2011 Southwest Florida Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure, individual and team registrations are ahead of the same time last year. More...