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County Library System celebrates Library Card Sign-up Month

The Lee County Library System is joining the American Library Association to encourage people to sign up for a library card. Libraries nationwide are marking September with Library Card Sign-up Month. People who live, work or go to school in Lee County are eligible to receive a library card. ...

Cat of the Week: Nathaniel

This 7-year-old charmer has a lot going for him. Besides that adorable face, Nathaniel is affectionate, outgoing and great with kids. He does his best to make friends with the other cats as well, but because he is de-clawed, part of him is on guard. He has been spending time in each of the ...

73-year-old Bokeelia resident rocking, marketing originals

pleblanc@breezenewspapers.com Harold Harms has been a musician almost all of his life. Born in Dearborn, Michigan, he followed his passion for music and music education obtaining an associate of arts degree in pre-music from Manatee Community College, Bradenton, Florida, followed by a bachelor ...

COVID-19 Task Force supports vaccination pop-up clinic

pleblanc@breezenewspapers.com The Community Cooperative Mobile Food Pantry, which makes a food delivery to Pine Island United Methodist Church the third Friday of each month, will make free vaccines available Friday, Sept. 17, from 10 a.m. until noon, Pastor Kaylee Vida said at the Sept. 7 ...

Islander donates artifacts to MOTI

pleblanc@breezenewspapers.com When islander Tina Crosby and her husband bought a house from the son of avid collector Alfred Wilcox, they had no idea what they might find in the house and how precious some of the pieces would be. “The house is built on stilts,” said Crosby, “with the ...

Cat of the Week

Nathaniel This 7-year-old charmer has a lot going for him. Besides that adorable face, Nathaniel is affectionate, outgoing and great with kids. He does his best to make friends with the other cats as well, but because he is de-clawed, part of him is on guard. He has been spending time in each ...