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Lee County Association of Substitute Teachers scheduled to meet Aug. 4

The Lee County Association of Substitute Teachers will hold an association meeting at 10 a.m. on Wednesday, Aug. 4, at the Cape Coral Yacht Club. This meeting will address the decision whether to continue the association or disband it. Members are asked to plan to attend and cast a vote. Social distancing will be observed and masks will be worn. The Cape Coral Yacht Club is at 5819 Driftwood Parkway, in south Cape Coral.

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Island server beneficiary of ‘Tip Challenge’

pleblanc@breezenewspapers.com Islander Stephen Longest is one of many happy recipients of the "Tip Challenge." Simply put, the “Tip Challenge” is when a restaurant patron leaves a 100 percent tip, which equals the size of their check. Having been a server for at least 11 years, ...


Robert Marcellous Jones

Robert Marcellous Jones, 59 of Bokeelia, FL passed away on July 25, 2021. Arrangements are by Coral Ridge Funeral Home, Cemetery and Cremation Services, Cape Coral. Please visit www.coralridgefuneralhome.com for additional information.

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A step in the right direction

While Florida’s politicized Parent’s Bill of Rights bill grabbed headlines and split mostly along party lines, another parental rights bill long in the works finally — finally and unanimously — was signed into law Tuesday by Gov. Ron DeSantis. SB 590, aka the School Safety bill, went ...