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Memorial Day Ceremony

The VFW conducted the Annual Memorial Day Service at the Marco Island Cemetery on Monday, May 30. Commander Lee Rubenstein greeted the gathering and following the recitation of the Pledge of Allegiance, Anna Schilling sang the Star-Spangled Banner. Pastor Thomas McCulley recalled the words of Jesus who proclaimed “there is no greater love that a man lay down his life […]

New law offices of Hodge and Snyder

The red carpet was out for 40 Marco Islanders celebrating the opening of the new Law Offices of Hodge and Snyder. Their office is at 654 Bald Eagle Drive on Marco Island, and they have another office in Naples. Rebecca Hodge, a graduate of Wayne State University and Oakland University, served as a defense attorney in Naples for about seven […]

Have we reached the turning point?

THE MARCO ISLAND REAL ESTATE MARKET By Ken Gandy The 2011 “season” has come to an end as the snow birds have returned north to warmer weather. But, has the real estate buying season ended? Certainly not! The scenario of yesteryears on Marco Island where the real estate market totally slows down until next Thanksgiving or Christmas is long gone. […]

2011 Hurricane Forecast

Recently local resident, Dr. Larry Kalkstein, gave a presentation to the Marco Men’s Club on hurricane predictions for the 2011 hurricane season. Larry is a research professor at the University of Miami. He has a Ph.D. in climatology from Louisiana State University and a Bachelor’s degree from Rutgers. He was a professor at UCLA and the University of Delaware before […]

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